Opinion: Negotiate Class III gaming deal with Poarch Creeks (September 12, 2012)

"In 2010 Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed into law a compact with the Seminole Indian Tribe which had been approved by the Florida legislature. Its terms gave the Seminole Tribe exclusive rights to table games at some of its casinos,...

Editorial: Coquille Tribe goes against odds for new casino bid (September 12, 2012)

"No one should get too excited by the prospect of an Indian casino opening in Medford anytime soon. If the experience of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs is any guide, the plans of the Coquille Indian Tribe to open...

California tribal group wants rules for off-reservation casinos (September 12, 2012)

The California Tribal Business Alliance, a group that represents three tribes, is calling for "strict guidelines" for future off-reservation casino projects. CTBA opposes an off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. The group claims the project will...

City threatens to stop fire protection at Seneca Nation casino (September 12, 2012)

The mayor in Niagara Falls, New York, is threatening to cut fire protection services at the casino owned by the Seneca Nation. The tribe has withheld more than $400 million in gaming revenues from the state in an ongoing Class...

Opponents weigh appeal in Tohono O'odham casino land suit (September 12, 2012)

Opponents of the Tohono O'odham Nation will consider their next steps after losing a major decision in their fight against an off-reservation casino. The city of Glendale and the Gila River Indian Community sued the Bureau of Indian Affairs for...

Editorial: Off-reservation gaming bids still in play in Michigan (September 12, 2012)

"State Attorney General Bill Schuette is suing the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe in federal court. The lawsuit, filed Friday, contends the Lansing casino violates federal law and the casino compact the tribe signed with the state. The lawsuit’s key argument...

Eastern Cherokees on track to finish $633M casino expansion (September 12, 2012)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is almost done with a $633 million expansion at its casino. The Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort boasts 10 restaurants and eateries, an events center and a spa. Some portions have already been open...